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Ramada Resort Shoal Bay

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 28 April 2016

In the 2nd week of May, we begin a solid 3-months of marketing, product demonstrations, tradeshows and production trials. We decided to take a few days off to recharge our batteries. We wanted somewhere quiet and picturesque but not too far away. We decided to stay at the Ramada Resort Shoal Bay. Shoal Bay is one of many bays that...

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Ramada S, Manager at Ramada Resort Shoal Bay, responded to this review

Dear Ben Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback to us regarding your recent stay here at Ramada Resort Shoal Bay. We greatly appreciate your comments, as they help us in our effort to continually improve our level of service. Thank you again for your comments and we look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back to...

Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

This hotel is not perfect, but for some reason I don't mind. I really like it here. I like the rooms in Barrington: clean, bright, spacious, but could do with more balcony furniture and daily cleaners to replace towels and toilet rolls and make beds. I love the connecting pub, there's a good atmosphere and the bar food is nice....

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Ramada S, Manager at Ramada Resort Shoal Bay, responded to this review

Dear Catherine Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback to us regarding your recent stay here at Ramada Resort Shoal Bay. We greatly appreciate your comments, as they help us in our effort to continually improve our level of service. I'm pleased to say the lift is now fixed Thank you again for your comments and we look...

Ryde, Australia
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Very Disappointing. We have stayed here a few years ago and was great, so were really looking forward to our stay but were SO DISAPPOINTED! The rooms are in desperate need of an upgrade, the carpet in our room was worn & torn. The couches did not smell so good & the bathrooms, although clean were small and the showers...

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Ramada S, Manager at Ramada Resort Shoal Bay, responded to this review

Dear Tammy Thankyou for the information. We have some lift servicing issues and are in discussions with the lift provider so we can avoid these in future. we are also trialling some things and have also made a few personnel changes in the last few weeks. We have a number of things we need to work on and the information...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I am filling this on behalf of my parents who stayed there for a week. The resort is clean, staff always ready to assist, the café has the most amazing people attending. They always smile, do not ignore people. My parents who do not speak English were served every day during their stay by sometimes different staff and all of...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Not impressed at all!!! Stayed 4 nights in a 2 bedroom water view room. Our view was not like the picture on the website. Our room was poorly cleaned. Mould in ensuite shower the tiled floor was dusty, Carpet was sandy, DVD player didn't work, went to bath kids in main bathroom which had a spa, when we turned it...

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1Thank Sam B
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 April 2016

My husband and I have been coming to the Ramada Resort at Shoal bay for the last 6 years and it has never disappointed. We always stay in the beachfront rooms, which are just beautiful. Fantastic views, comfortable rooms and even your own spa in your room. Very romantic and relaxing

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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Clean rooms nice location, close enough to port Stephens for restaurants and shopping yet quiet. Not bad though overpriced for quality of hotel- could do with refurbishment. Great for a Short break as is inky 3 hours from Sydney.

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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Sent one night here was very disappointed would not return. One lift was out of order in the Barrington building the other was extremely slow. We stayed in 402 the room was adequate but I expected more considering its rating. No doonas on beds, phone wouldn't work to call reception. We had free bike hire which we availed of after...

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Ramada S, Manager at Ramada Resort Shoal Bay, responded to this review

Dear Nicb61 Thankyou for the information. We have some lift servicing issues and are in discussions with the lift provider so we can avoid these in future. Doonas have been placed back on the bed within the existing bedding last week, we trialled a different bedding arrangement which didn’t work. hanges at the resort, we are also trialling some things...

Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Wow what a disappointment this was! We have Previously stated here and always loved our stays! Thank God this was a quick weekend visit as I would have not stayed if it were longer! New Wyndham ownership seems to have sunken this place down into a pit! Pity as the location of this property is perfect.. We didn't get the...

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Ramada S, Manager at Ramada Resort Shoal Bay, responded to this review

Dear Daniela Thankyou for your feed back. We have recently gone through some changes at the resort, we are also trialling some things and have also made a few personnel changes in the last few weeks. We have a number of things we need to work on and the information provided is valuable. Would you consider communicating with us directly...

Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights and no room nor toilet cleaning will be done for you. Towels are not changed either. When ask for towel swap, they would tell you to pick it up at the reception which is 2 buildings away or wait for 40minutes. The only thing to expect is the pick up of rubbish. Nothing else. We...

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Ramada S, Manager at Ramada Resort Shoal Bay, responded to this review

Dear Fair Princess Thankyou for the information you have provided. We empty rubbish daily and offer towels and amenities as requested. We also perform a full midstay service when guests stay with us for 8 nights or longer. Our 1bedroom sidewater view, deluxe ocean view or 2 or 3 bedroom ocean view apartments are much larger with good views. Many...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shoal Bay Resort & Spa is the ultimate beachfront Resort perfect for romantic escapes, family holidays, pamper weekends, beach getaways, weddings, special events and meetings and business. Shoal Bay lays by the entrance to Port Stephens, overlooking the white sands and the magnificent volcanic Tomaree headlands. Boasting crystal clear waterways and extensive National Park with unspoiled bushland, Shoal Bay is certainly one of New South Wales most stunning destinations. Just 2.5 hr drive north of Sydney and 30mins from Newcastle, this award winning Resort offers a diverse range of accommodation styles and options to suit a variety of budgets and can accommodate up to 700 guests. Accommodation ranges from Standard Studios through to Waterview, Beachfront and Bayview rooms with a choice of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments located across 7 accommodation buildings. The Resort features 4 restaurants including the award winning Catch at Shoal Bay, 5 bars, the iconic Country Club Hotel, Occie’s Kids Club (operating throughout NSW School Holidays periods), Shoal Bay Resort Store, Whitesands Conference Centre, an outdoor heated Resort pool with children’s wading area and complimentary secure undercover parking. Relax at the Aqua Spa wellbeing sanctuary for adults (min 16 yrs+) offering a true Thalassotherapy experience for guests through the 3 mineral spa pools and 25m heated lap pool. Take yourself on a journey to revive your mind, body and soul, indulge in a range of menu treatments that enhance the total well being and surrender to the experience of products that will relax, de-stress and energise you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ramada Resort Shoal Bay

Address: 35-45 Shoal Bay Rd, Shoal Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia (Formerly Shoal Bay Resort & Spa)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Port Stephens > Shoal Bay
Price Range: RM411 - RM891 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Ramada Resort Shoal Bay 4.5*
Number of rooms: 183
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Check exactly what room type you are requesting. Confirm how often the rooms are serviced.”
Pete020353, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“There are many rooms with views so just ask if you want one (for a price of course).”
KenW265, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“Don't be fooled by photos.”
969vickif, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Pool front outside of school holidays”
dunnsk60, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get a room in the "Barrington" building on the top floor overlooking the ocean.”
F379IRkatieg, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
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